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Orgnoi1
02-05-2006, 01:58 PM
Sometimes we ask why the expensive lenses are expensive... generally it is because of the ability to use low apertures (f/1.2-2.8) which not only draw more light, but allow for extremely shallow depth of fields. Here are a couple shots shooting at those extremes (or close to them):

50mm
f/1.8
1/3sec
http://www.northeastmoto.com/forums/gallery/files/4/3/2006_02_05-R-01ap.jpg

35mm
f/4.6
1/64sec
http://www.northeastmoto.com/forums/gallery/files/4/3/2006_02_05-R-02ap.jpg

50mm
f/1.8
1/50sec
http://www.northeastmoto.com/forums/gallery/files/4/3/2006_02_05-R-03ap.jpg

24mm
f/3.2
1/40sec
http://www.northeastmoto.com/forums/gallery/files/4/3/2006_02_05-R-04ap.jpg

ATVinBarbie
02-05-2006, 10:12 PM
Trish has the MOST beautiful Red hair! :rock

Irishpub3
02-05-2006, 10:37 PM
Thank you Barb! :)

...think we should start up a girlie chat about hair and stuff on Ross's thread? he might accuse us of hijacking again :D
:lmao

ATVinBarbie
02-06-2006, 12:18 PM
Thank you Barb! :)

...think we should start up a girlie chat about hair and stuff on Ross's thread? he might accuse us of hijacking again :D
:lmao

Girl..... IF I could match your color, I'd do it in a heartbeat. :thumb

:Neener How do you like us now, Ross? :lmao

Orgnoi1
02-06-2006, 02:04 PM
Ya know... because I know you both are doing it ON PURPOSE and Barb asks me a lot about camera stuff... I dont mind...:Neener

:Gun Thread Hi-Jackers

ATVinBarbie
02-06-2006, 03:29 PM
My first comment was in reference to just how awesome your camera/lens captures the beauty of Trish's hair color....

My second post..... was all about hijacking to pick on ya. :D


In ALL honesty..... sometimes it's ALL about aperture!

Or is it.... ALL the time it's ALL about aperture? :thumb

Orgnoi1
02-06-2006, 03:35 PM
ALL the time it's ALL about aperture? :thumb

:thumb

convergent
02-06-2006, 03:50 PM
But you didn't answer the question, WHY the wide aperature lenses are so expensive. It is because they need a lot of expensive glass to allow as much light as they do in... and that makes them big, heavy, and expensive (as the focal lengths get longer and longer). Narrow depth of field can be a blessing and a curse. When it is used effectively it can produce some jaw dropping images. When its not, it can leave you with out of focus shots because you miss your mark by a couple of inches. I love fast glass and it does get expensive

Orgnoi1
02-06-2006, 03:56 PM
I didnt want to get into the *L Craze*...LOL the glass quality, the manufacturing process, the sheer weight and size of the flourite and ED/UD glass and of course because it says "Canon XXXmmL"....LOL